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Posted on 12 August 2017 by Tak

Visiting Haiti? You have found my personal notes and travel tips, such as the best time to visit Haiti and miscellaneous facts which I obtain from a variety of sources such as first hand observations, personal conversations, magazines, newspapers, websites, books and so forth.

Haiti is a Creole and French-speaking country in the Caribbean which was one of France’s most valuable colonial holdings, in large part due to its coffee crop. Now it is one of the world’s poorest countries economically. However, there are simmering signs of life from the embattled country with its pristine natural gems but large challenges remain in areas such as providing basic infrastructure.

Best Time to Visit Haiti

Short Answer: December through March

Longer Answer: The best time to visit Haiti is between December and March when you are more apt to have clear skies and (relatively) lower, or at least more comfortable, temperatures. Expect the most rain in the months of May and October. Typically July is a dry month but note that the June through October period is when humidity is highest. Within this period is also when hurricanes are apt to strike, typically from August through October).

Any stifling heat can be counteracted by heading to higher elevations.

Miscellaneous Travel Tips for Haiti

Coffee harvesting in Haiti runs between September and February, with coffee first being harvested in lower elevations and working its way through the season to the higher elevations. Some books I have read note that it is most concentrated in September and October.

Popular tourist towns run along Haiti’s southern coast; places such as Port Salut, Coteaux and Jacmel.

A popular attraction outside Jacmel is the Bassin Bleu waterfall.

#084: Ambling About Athens [Greece]

Posted on 29 June 2017 by Tak TripHash-[0382-05662]-Athens-Greece-Ruins

#083: The Luxurious Life of Travel – Part III

Posted on 8 May 2017 by Tak Northern Italy Train Window

#082: The Luxurious Life of Travel – Part II

Posted on 9 April 2017 by Tak

#081: The Luxurious Life of Travel – Part I

Posted on 18 March 2017 by Tak TripHash-NYC-Williamsburg-Bridge

#080: El Cielo Negro, Punta del Diablo [Uruguay]

Posted on 3 January 2017 by Tak Punta Diablo Fishing Boats Uruguay

#079: The Squeal, The Click & The Horse [Uruguay]

Posted on 6 December 2016 by Tak Cabo Polonio Uruguay Street Art

#078: The Quest Across the River [Uruguay]

Posted on 21 November 2016 by Tak Sand Dune Uruguay

#077: An Airport, A Bus & A Three-Legged Dog [Uruguay]

Posted on 17 October 2016 by Tak Tree Cluster Ranch Uruguay

#076: El Aeropuerto Es Más Peligroso [Panama]

Posted on 27 September 2016 by Tak Panama City Street Art

#075: ¡Hasta la Vista Havana! [Cuba]

Posted on 6 September 2016 by Tak Havana Cuba Street Scene 3

#074: The Havana Hustle [Cuba]

Posted on 10 August 2016 by Tak Havana Street Scene with British Flag

#073: A Havana Mystery [Cuba]

Posted on 3 August 2016 by Tak Havana Cuba Street Scene IV

#072: The Havana Holdup [Cuba]

Posted on 28 July 2016 by Tak Western Cuba Vinales Tobacco

#071: Dangerous Safety [Mexico City]

Posted on 19 July 2016 by Tak Coloured Houses in Condesa Mexico City

Dodging rain drops and automobiles, you weave towards Mexico City’s Condesa neighborhood. Over the scarred concrete walkways—which invariably disintegrate randomly to dirt before building back—and around murky puddles lapping past the dysfunctional (or perhaps non-existent) storm drains, you make your way.

Hunger is rising, a consequence of having not eaten all day. Another giant puddle has formed by a lively restaurant, the employees trying to divert the liquids away. You hadn’t even bothered to check the weather forecast, oblivious to Mexico City’s potential for schizophrenic weather. Read More →